- About Us
- Oct 17, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 4:40PM
Police responded the afternoon of Oct. 15 to an automobile collision on state Route 410 at Upper Cemetery Road.
- Oct 17, 2013 at 12:58PM
Mount Rainier National Park is open! Main access roads are now open with limited services while operations are brought back on-line. Services such as food and lodging are available in communities outside the park.
- Oct 17, 2013 at 2:18PM
As the obesity crisis continues to spread around the world, nutrition scientists keep looking for answers why millions of people eat more than they should. One possible explanation, some have suggested, is food addiction, an inability to stop eating, even when it makes us sick.
- Oct 18, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 5:08PM
The Panthers take on the Hornets at 7 p.m. tonight at the Enumclaw Expo Center. Check our website for live updates throughout the game or follow me on Twitter, @swehmann_BLCH.
- Oct 18, 2013 at 2:12PM
On Thursday, Oct. 17 students from Pierce and Thurston counties learned about the dangers of texting while driving.
- Oct 19, 2013 at 10:37AM
The Panthers found its stride in the fourth quarter behind the running of senior Robert Combs and the arm of Isiah Weed at quarterback.
- Oct 20, 2013 at 2:56PM
Bucking its oft-flooded history, King County has recorded fairly mild flood seasons the last two years. But one of the region’s wettest Septembers, including a weekend of record-setting rain, is prompting a warning to floodplain residents to guard against complacency.
- Oct 20, 2013 at 2:27PM
I had coffee with a college friend the other day. We hadn’t seen each other for years and the conversation was kind of like a debriefing of our last 10 years of child-rearing. It wasn’t one of those conversations where we tried to one-up each other over the accomplishments of our children. It was more of a deer-in-headlights meeting where we wondered over the quirks and idiosyncrasies of our teens and how to figure out these last years of their childhoods.
- Oct 20, 2013 at 2:46PM
Seattle CityClub has launched the 2013 version of Living Voters Guide www.livingvotersguide.org, an online tool thatfosters voter education, deliberation and civil discourse.
- Oct 20, 2013 at 3:24PM
A repeat offender who stole thousands of feet of copper wire from runway light towers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport pleaded guilty October 17, 2013 to theft of public property, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Timothy Lynch, 50, faces up to ten years in prison when sentenced by U.S. District Judge James L. Robart on January 13, 2014.
- Oct 22, 2013 at 4:00PM updated at 7:57PM
Last year, Washington’s initiative process celebrated its 100-year anniversary. During that time, people from across the political spectrum have presented their reform ideas to the voters.
- Oct 23, 2013 at 12:55PM
Sumner beat White River 1-0 in overtime on Thursday, Oct. 17. For the full story, click here.
- Oct 25, 2013 at 9:34AM
A young visitor to Maris Farms enjoyed riding around in style Sunday afternoon, pushed through the patch with a load of pumpkins.
- Oct 25, 2013 at 10:20AM
If you’re not currently registered to vote in Washington and you want to vote in the General Election, Oct. 28 is your last chance. That’s the deadline to register in person at your county elections department.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 1:59PM
My husband and I had my mom’s roof replaced last week. I was contemplating the man from the roofing company who had “project manager” after his name. The tasks he did were varied and extensive, from writing up the contract to picking up supplies to bringing in the dumpster to actually working on the roof.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 2:48PM
After losing a son in 1839, Caroline Gilman wrote to her sister that she had developed "something amounting to aversion to the whole writing process," a process which now "seemed to be almost a disease."
- Oct 27, 2013 at 3:24PM
Annual briefing from 4Culture—the cultural services agency for King County (Briefing No. 2013-B0158).
- Oct 27, 2013 at 3:18PM
While fog has been a daily hassle in the lowlands, clear skies, sunshine and warm temperatures have been the daily norm at Mount Rainier with Fall colors still vibrant. Mount Rainier Superintendent Randy King encourages visitors to take advantage of this opportunity to come to the mountain before conditions change.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 4:12PM
As Washington voters cast ballots in the 2013 General Election, thousands of students in grades K-12 will get their chance to vote in the Washington State Mock Election.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 4:09PM
The number of gonorrhea cases in Washington is up substantially this year compared to 2012. There have been 3,137 cases through September 2013 compared to 2,350 during the same time in 2012. That’s a 34 percent increase.
- Oct 27, 2013 at 4:06PM
According to the National Retail Federation, the average American plans to spend around 80 dollars on Halloween costumes and products in 2013. Screaming deals are everywhere, but Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be careful when shopping at pop-up retail stores and online “bootiques.”
Latest property tax figures show 2.3 percent increase in 2013 | Washington State Department of Revenue
- Oct 27, 2013 at 4:30PM
Property tax levies due in 2013 increased 2.3 percent to $9.5 billion.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 11:28AM
A multi-million dollar claim for damages filed by two former Black Diamond police officers against the city was denied, according to a letter from attorney Robert L. Christie, who represents the police department, Mayor Rebecca Olness and Police Chief Jamey Kiblinger.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 1:20PM
Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Randy King announces that entrance fees into Mount Rainier National Park will be waived for all visitors to the park from Saturday, November 9, through Monday, November 11 in honor of U.S. Veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces. This is the final fee free weekend for 2013.
- Nov 1, 2013 at 3:32PM
The National Weather Service has released a wind advisory and forecasts rain heavy enough to cause minor flooding for Saturday.